Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And sciences

Oscar Nominations Met With Controversy When Only White Actors Selected For Top Acting CategoriesThe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences came under fire Thursday after announcing their Oscar nominations.
Academy Sues Over Auctioned Oscar StatuetteThe organization that hosts the Academy Awards has sued over the recent auction of a 1942 Oscar awarded to the art director of "My Gal Sal" and is seeking to buy back the statuette for $10.
Academy Rescinds Original Song Nomination For 'Alone Yet Not Alone'The Academy said songwriter Bruce Broughton, a former member of its Board of Governors and current member of the Music Branch's executive committee, emailed members of the branch during voting.
Former Academy President Tom Sherak Dies, Aged 68The Sherak family said in a statement Tuesday he passed away at his home following a long battle with prostate cancer.
Film Academy Selects First African American PresidentA veteran publicist is the new president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
J. Lo Among Stars Invited To Join Film AcademyJennifer Lopez, Lena Dunham, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Lucy Liu have received one of the most exclusive invitations in Hollywood.
Film Academy Sets Oscar Dates For 2014, 2015 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday that next year's Oscar ceremony will be held on March 2.
Concern Over Oscar Voting Extends Deadline Growing concern that problems with the new electronic Oscar voting system could lead to record-low turnout has prompted the motion picture academy to extend the deadline for members to vote for Oscar nominations.
Academy Unhappy But Helpless To Stop Oscar Auction The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is not pleased with plans to auction off 15 Oscar statuettes from such films as "Citizen Kane," ''Wuthering Heights" and "Little Women."
Kodak Seeks To Pull Its Name From Iconic Hollywood TheatreThe Eastman Kodak Company Wednesday asked a U.S. bankruptcy court to void its 20-year $75 million contract with CIM Group, which gives it naming rights to the landmark theatre located in the Hollywood and Highland Center.
Director Brett Ratner Resigns As Oscars Producer After Using Homophobic SlurDirector Brett Ratner, who came under fire for using a gay slur after a Los Angeles screening of his film "Tower Heist," resigned Tuesday as the producer of next year's Oscar telecast.
Oprah Winfrey, James Earl Jones To Receive OscarsOprah Winfrey, James Earl Jones and makeup artist Dick Smith will be getting Oscars.